Long Beach, California: Less-lethal Weaponry Case Study

IMGXYZ1405IMGZYX Background In early 2002, officers from the Long Beach Police Department’s (LBPD) south patrol division were dispatched to a busy downtown area street regarding a woman armed with a knife. During this confrontation, she refused to drop her knife and continued to advance toward officers. Using the less-lethal weaponry available at the time, officers … Continue reading Long Beach, California: Less-lethal Weaponry Case Study